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Five killed in construction site accident in China

Last Updated: Friday, August 2, 2013 - 15:35

Beijing: Five workers were killed and another five injured when a wall caved in at a construction site in south China, authorities said Friday.

Initially, three persons were buried when a wall at a road construction site collapsed at the Yanzishan Wind Farm in Guilin city in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region yesterday.

But seven more were buried when the wall caved in further as rescuers tried to save the trio, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Five workers died while the injured were being treated at two different hospitals, the report quoted local officials as saying.


First Published: Friday, August 2, 2013 - 15:35

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